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Original Paper

Piotr Marian Wojtulek, Jacek Puziewicz, Theodoros Ntaflos

MORB melt metasomatism and deserpentinization in the peridotitic member of Variscan ophiolite: an example of the Braszowice–Brzeźnica serpentinites (SW Poland)

Journal of Geosciences, volume 62 (2017), issue 3, 147 - 164


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